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All Ability Cycling Club

All Ability Cycling Club
05/03/2014

We’ve been sponsoring an All Ability Cycling Club up at Little Wormwood Scrubs for over three years now and thought we were well overdue in telling you a bit more about it.  The sessions run every Friday for groups and alternate Saturday afternoons for individuals,  and all of these sessions are free to drop in to.  The...

Win a £1000 bicycle with Bikeworks

Win a £1000 bicycle with Bikeworks
26/02/2014

How quickly can you fix a puncture?  If you think you’re a wizz with an inner tube and fancy getting your hands on a new Giant Talon 1 then get yourself down to a Bikeworks shop.   Throughout March Bikeworks are running a month long in store puncture tube refit competition. In all three stores you...

Commuter cyclists - who are they?

Commuter cyclists – who are they?
18/02/2014

Welcome to Bikeminded series about commuters who cycle through Kensington and Chelsea. We interviewed our fellow cyclists at a couple of events we organised to find out more about their views on the meaning of cycling, the essential things they carry with them and some of their favourite routes and places. This time we will...

Commuter cyclists - who are they?

Commuter cyclists – who are they?
11/02/2014

Here at Bikeminded we are interested in finding out more about the commuters who cycle through Kensington and Chelsea and started a new series of cyclists’ profiles. We interviewed our fellow cyclists at a couple of events we organised. Look at the snappy answers they gave us about the meaning of cycling, the essential things they...

Why we play - Evelyn Steven

Why we play – Evelyn Steven
05/02/2014

We recently saw this incredible short documentary, ‘Why we play’, about a female cyclist Evelyn Stevens, Olympian and World Champion. The filmmaker Mike Lei has really captured both Evelyn’s inspirational story of what it means to take a risk for something you love and the freedom of cycling by shooting some beautiful landscapes. We’d love...

Bikeminded Film Club 2014

Bikeminded Film Club 2014
29/01/2014

It was a cold, wet night yesterday, but our hearts were warmed by the peaceful, gentle-paced Taiwanese film Island Etude. This was the first film of our new film club and we hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did.   In June last year we organised a Bikeminded Film Festival as part...

Commuter cyclists - who are they?

Commuter cyclists – who are they?
27/01/2014

Here at Bikeminded we are interested in finding out more about the commuters who cycle through Kensington and Chelsea and decided to interview our fellow cyclists at a couple of events we organised.  Look at the snappy answers they gave us about the meaning of cycling, the essential things they carry with them and some...

Looking After Your Bike

Looking After Your Bike
13/01/2014

Like many things including perhaps ourselves,  if you don’t look after them properly, your bike can get old and tired very quickly and its reactions may not be as quick as they used to be. But how do you keep your bike in tip-top shape? Maybe you want to service it yourself but perhaps you’d like a few pointers… If you live...